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We Did It! 100% Employee Participation in the 2014-15 Campus Campaign

Dec 16, 2014

Congratulations Brenau faculty and staff! You made history this year. For the first time, 100 percent of the Brenau full-time, ¾-time and ½-time employees stepped up to support the  2014-15 Campus Campaign by pledging or donating individual gifts that total close to $100,000. Senior Vice President and CFO David Barnett  announced the historic achievement at […]

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SGA Holds First Open Forum

Sep 09, 2014

Student Government Association is hosting their first Open Forum today, Sept. 9 at 12:30 p.m. in Banks Recital Hall, located in the Burd Center on the Gainesville campus. This is an excellent opportunity for women’s college students to learn more about SGA, become acquainted with the officers and senators, and voice any concerns that you may […]

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Brenau Selects TIAA-CREF as Sole Recordkeeper of Retirement Plans

Sep 01, 2014

TIAA-CREF announced today that Brenau has selected the company to be sole record keeper of its retirement program. Working with Cannon Financial Strategists of Athens, Georgia, the university completed a thorough review of its retirement plans. TIAA-CREF was already the recordkeeper of Brenau’s 403(b) plan, and now has assumed responsibility for Brenau’s 401(k) plan as […]

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Move-In Day 2014

Aug 21, 2014

A little construction never hurt anything. First-year Women’s College students successfully unloaded their belongings, moved into their new dorm rooms and began a weeks worth of welcoming activities on Brenau’s Gainesville campus Wednesday, August 20, despite the construction of new sorority houses down Prior Street. “We’re going to have empty nest syndrome now,” joked John […]

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Religion for the 21st Century at Brenau

Apr 21, 2014

Brenau and Gainesville community members converged on the Brenau Downtown Center Friday, April 11, for the start of the EWM Lecture Series “Religion for the 21st Century,” a weekend long series featuring Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor. Each of the three lectures in the series focused on topics discussed in her latest book Learning to Walk in the Dark.

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Department of Dance Presents ‘Elements of Timeless Strength’

Apr 10, 2014

The Brenau University Department of Dance performs the dance concert “Elements of Timeless Strength” April 10-13 in Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts located on the university’s Gainesville campus. Performances are April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 13 at 2 p.m. Available at the door, tickets are $6 general admission; $4 children, […]

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Best-selling Author Mary Alice Monroe Speaks to Brenau Students

Oct 24, 2013

New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe told Brenau University students Monday, Oct. 21, that as writers they may work in solitary, but to be successful they must “open the window and let the story come in.” Best known for novels and nonfiction works that deal with environmental themes, Monroe wrote The Butterfly’s Daughter, a novel set […]

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Visiting OT Scholar Focuses On What “Drives” Senior Lifestyles

Mar 16, 2012
Getting older means losing our waistlines, our hair or maybe even our hearing. But what happens if you lose your wheels? Dr. Sherrilene Classen examinines problems society faces on the road as our population ages. That is why the upcoming lecture hosted by Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy will address the issue of older [...]
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New Volleyball Coach values Championships over Personal Honors

Mar 16, 2012
Brenau University named Jeffrey Scott White of Cumming, Ga., to the head coaching position for the Golden Tigers intercollegiate volleyball team. The California native, who is a doctoral candidate. in education at the University of Georgia, fills the vacancy left by the departure in the middle of her fifth season of Meredith Franklin. The Tigers, [...]
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The American South v. Great Britain

Aug 01, 2011

I have taken a liking to the Cambridge way of life (or as the English would say, I have come to fancy). Due to my obsession with my current atmosphere, I started to question my lifestyle back home. While doing so, I realized there are many similarities with the Southern lifestyle and the English. 1. […]

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Early Morning Breakfast

Aug 01, 2011

This morning Lauren and I decided to go to the early morning breakfast at 7:30am instead of our usual 8:30am breakfast. We were hoping that by doing so, we would have ample time before class to work on our papers. As we approached the dining hall, we were shocked that we didn’t hear any noise […]

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A Glimpse at the Classrooms

Jul 28, 2011

  One of the greatest things about Cambridge is its architecture. It is like I am walking around in a 17th century themed park. I expect to walk around the side of a building and see 4 x 6 boards holding the facades up. Because this environment is so inspiring, I wanted to take a […]

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A Very English Weekend

Jul 25, 2011

  When Thursday rolled around, I knew I wanted only one thing out of my weekend – to live the way the English do. So Laura and I started off our weekend by spending the day in Eley. We first stopped at the Eley Cathedral, which definitely stands out from the quaint town it is […]

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From Newton to Pooh!

Jul 20, 2011

Dr. Dobkins and I went out for lunch today to discuss my papers. She met me after class and was in such a hurry to get to the “surprise” she planned for before lunch. We rushed up to the Trinity College gates, nearly ran through the entrance garden, and finally arrived at the Wren Library! […]

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21st Birthday!

Jul 20, 2011

Yesterday was my 21st birthday! In the United States this marks the day I can consume alcohol, however the drinking age in England is 18yrs. I didn’t let this small formality ruin my birthday fun! We went out to dinner and had some drinks after. Today I continued the celebration by going to my favorite […]

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Playing Catch-Up

Jul 15, 2011

  Since Monday, I have been extremely busy! So busy that I haven’t been able to post any blog entries. However, this is the run down of the past week. Monday We arrived at Heathrow around 11:00am. About two hours later, we found ourselves at the gates of Selwyn College at University of Cambridge (pictured […]

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Last Day at Ol’ Brenau

Jul 01, 2011

Today was my last day at Brenau. Yes, I finished my classes in May. However I have been working with the External Relations Department this summer. Tami Lee, Alpha Chi Omega alumna and event planning extraordinaire, was my boss this summer. She took the other summer staff and I out for lunch. When I arrived […]

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Here is a link to my blogger:

Jun 28, 2011

http://aes-textbooksandteatime.blogspot.com/

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